7 Jun — 3 Jul 2021
Roslyn Packer Theatre
By Bess Wohl
Directed by Jessica Arthur
Parents are people too
Nancy and Bill are calling it quits. After 50 years of ‘married bliss’, Nancy wants to take a last chance at living her best life. And Bill? Well, Bill’s OK with it. The couple’s adult children, Ben and Brian, are definitely not OK with it. Who said elderly parents have a right to branch out and try new things?
Stage legends John Bell and Linda Cropper (returning to the STC stage for the first time in 11 years) lead an exceptional cast including Johnny Nasser, James Majoos, Zindzi Okenyo (The Golden Age) and Guy Simon (Playing Beatie Bow) in a story that shows us that working out what you really want is a lifelong process.
This brand new family comedy straight from pre-lockdown Broadway takes a brilliantly comedic – and ultimately moving – look at romance and intergenerational divides in the era of self-expression, alternative family models and... sexting.
In the hands of Resident Director Jessica Arthur (Wonnangatta, Banging Denmark), Bess Wohl’s laugh-out-loud comedy will ponder the joys and frustrations of family, marriage, intimacy and risking it all in the search of genuine happiness.
Approx. duration 2hrs 20mins (including interval). Subject to change.
Content Infrequent strong language. Subject to change.
VISITOR SAFETY INFORMATION
100% audience capacity: NSW Health has granted STC an exemption to the current Public Health Order, allowing us to increase audience capacity to 100%. We encourage you to consider your comfort levels in a busy theatre setting before attending.
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Saturday evening A Reserve $89
Adult A Reserve $86
Seniors cardholder $81
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